Man behind bars after traffic stop reveals illegal drugs Thursday morning

KINSTON, N.C. (WITN) – A Grifton man has been arrested after a traffic stop, according to Kinston police.

Police say 32-year-old, Jesse Jones was arrested following a search with the assistance of K-9 Nero, at a traffic stop on West Vernon Avenue and Hillcrest Road this morning shortly before 3:00 a.m.

Officers say they found methamphetamine, psychedelic mushrooms, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia.

Authorities say Jones was jailed for possession of methamphetamine, felony possession of Schedule I, simple possession of Schedule VI, and possession of drug paraphernalia.